Qantas to run test flights on world's longest route

Credit: BBC News- Published on August 22, 2019
The airline will track the health impacts of the 19-hour journeys from Sydney to New York and London.

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Published on August 22, 2019 -  00:35
Long Haul From Down Under: Quantas To Test 19-Hour Flights
Qantas Airlines is planning three nonstop test flights from London and New York City to Sydney, Australia. The airline said it will test the routes with three Boeing 787-9 aircraft when it takes delivery of them this fall from Boeing. According to Business Insider, the flights will be the world's longest at about 19 hours. The roughly 40 people on board will be monitored by doctors to see how they cope with such a flight.

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